Valtrex

Last Update February 11, 2016
Valaciclovir (International Nonproprietary Name) or valacyclovir (United States Adopted Name) is an antiviral drug used in the m...
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1.7
Concern level
2.6
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Positive 3,704 "Try Valtrex for the cold sores/canker sores. It's great stuff. My husband gets canker sores from foods.... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 2,453 "well i stoped the valtrex and feel slightly better..so something wasn't working for me with that... "Read more negative discussions
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Can this mean I don't have hsv and valtrex Is affecting me?
| Kelly0411
I was told to take valtrex because my rash seemed like hsv. I never had s blood test done. The ER doctor prescribed it because of what NY rash looked like and now I am having chest pain after a week of taking it....can that mean I really don't have hsv and vaktrex is affecting me?

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Gained 7 lbs in 3 weeks on Valtrex
| Jen M
Been on Valtrex since Dec 26 for shingles. I have gained 7 lbs in 3 weeks!!! I normally eat clean and exercise daily. Of course the shingles were too painful to exercise until a few days ago. But that's alot of weight for me in such a short time.

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ow effective is the usage of VALTREX to treat HPV ? i know t...
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" valtrex being used to treat hpv how effective is the usage of VALTREX to treat HPV ? i know that valtrex is used to treat... "

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has been on Valtrex. He actually had Coxsackie and chicken...
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" DS has been on Valtrex. He actually had Coxsackie and ...the same time). I had shingles at the... "

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drink when I am on Valtrex? What about weed or any other d...
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" ...Herpes? I will be taking Valtrex every day. Can I drink when I am on Valtrex? What about weed or any ...drugs. Will it... "

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2-3 days. i was on valtrax. However it was constantly itchy...
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" i had chicken pox as a kid and shingles about 15 yrs ago. mid right front ...for 2-3 days. i was on valtrax. However it was... "

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ld. The DR. put me on Valtrex as a treatment course. Any c...
" Shingles and Valtrex Anyone ever have shingles? I ...year old. The DR. put me on Valtrex as a treatment... "

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f the two? About 4 hours after first taking the Valtrex....
" Ecstasy and Valtrex I was diagnosed with shingles today and prescribed Valtrex. Is it safe if I ...4 hours after... "

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quite often. Do u take the Valtrex when necessary like with...
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" i own Valtrex for my cold sores which i only take ...one coming. I also suffer from ulcers quite often. Do u take the Valtrex when necessary... "

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Valtrex. Now he has a stiff neck and jaw pain. Is this...
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" My husband was diagnosed with shingles of the face days ...damage to cornea.  He has been taking Valtrex.  Now he has a stiff neck and jaw... "

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Facts about Valtrex

Valtrex insert
How do I obtain Valtrex?
Prescription in the USA
How do I take Valtrex?
Pill
What dosages are available?
1gram, 1,000mg, 500mg
Ingredients
Valacyclovir Hcl
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